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Diving Inventory What, When and Why

Diving Inventory What, When and Why

  We are often asked what items a diver needs to take with them on a dive, which they can loan/hire and which they should be considering owning themselves, especially in UK coastal dives.  Whereas much of the equipment can be borrowed or rented,...

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May 2, 2018
Kit
We recommend Tecline DSMB and Hidden Depths 35m Spool

We recommend Tecline DSMB and Hidden Depths 35m Spool

  Our dive team regularly get asked about the dive kit they use and what made them choose it. Here is the next instalment of our ‘We Recommend’ feature, discussing our choice of DSMB.   One piece of dive kit that I use regularly is a DSMB and...

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Mar 26, 2018
Kit
We Recommend Otter Ultralight Dry Suit

We Recommend Otter Ultralight Dry Suit

  Our dive team regularly get asked about the dive kit they use and what made them choose it, so to help you when you’re looking to buy dive kit I’m going to start a new blog feature called ‘We Recommend’ which aims to give you regular updates on...

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Mar 12, 2018
Kit
PADI Equipment Specialist Course

PADI Equipment Specialist Course

Winter is a perfect time to turn your attention to your dive kit with the PADI Equipment Specialist course. When the weather outside is cold and the water temperature hasn’t begun to warm up, you can spend the time getting your kit in excellent...

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Feb 1, 2018
Dive Club
So much more than the diving

So much more than the diving

    So much more than the diving . . . People get so many different rewards as members of a club, and a dive club is no different. We’re all joined by a love of our sport and a wish to enjoy the underwater world, but that’s not all a dive club is...

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Dec 22, 2017
Lifestyle
Dive 2017, Birmingham NEC

Dive 2017, Birmingham NEC

  Dive 2017, Birmingham NEC, 21st & 22nd October 2017       With the approaching “weather bomb” attributed to storm Brian blowing out all of the South coast dive opportunities, the Dive Show was the perfect alternative to actually going diving....

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Nov 25, 2017
Dive Club
50m Dry Dive

50m Dry Dive

Wednesday 7th January 2015 On a cold January evening in 2014, members of the Hidden Depths Dive Club set off for an evening of fun, laughter, learning and a little more laughter at the Midlands Hyperbaric Chamber in Rugby. The activity was a 50m...

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Mar 6, 2017
Tec
Cave Diving in France

Cave Diving in France

At 3am on Friday 21st November 2014, Howard, a fellow technical dive instructor, and I set off from Frome, heading to Calais via Dover ferry port, and onwards to French cave diving land. A journey almost as long as the regular pilgrimage to Scapa...

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Nov 28, 2014

We are a full time diver education centre, registered as a PADI Recreational Dive Facility and a TDI Dive Centre. We teach all PADI training courses from introductory Discover Scuba Dives and the PADI Open Water Diver course, all the way to professional courses including PADI Divemaster. Also on offer are PADI TecRec and Technical Diving International (TDI) technical diving courses.

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